Graduates of single-sex education rate themselves much higher in intellectual self-confidence, writing ability, and public speaking ability, all skills that are vital to success in education and beyond.

Careers at Lincoln

Temporary Biology Teacher

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a long-term substitute for Middle and Upper School Science. We would like to fill the position as soon as possible and it will run for 4-8 weeks. 

The position requires teaching Upper School Biology, Anatomy, and Science Research, as well as 8th grade Marine Science. The preferred candidate will have experience with student-centered teaching and the confidence and skills to meet the needs of a variety of learners in the Upper and Middle Schools. A sense of humor, commitment to an all-girls environment, and the desire to inspire and engage young women are essential. An advanced degree in Biology is preferred, though not required. 

If interested, please send a resume and a list of 3-5 references to Upper School Division Assistant, Kim Lawrence (klawrence@lincolnschool.org). More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org.

Performing Arts/Music - part time position for the 2018-2019 School year

Lincoln School, founded in 1884 is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently looking for an experienced and versatile music teacher to work with the Performing Arts faculty as a part-time faculty beginning immediately through June 2019.

Qualified candidates will have experience and an enthusiasm for working with both Middle and High school age students. Responsibilities will include working with two groups of rock band students, teaching 6th and 7th grade general music classes, an Upper School Chamber Ensemble as well as assisting with the Grade 8 Musical, Anything Goes, and the Upper School Musical, Rent.

A sense of humor, enthusiasm to collaborate with colleagues, and commitment to an all-girls environment are essential. Contributions to school life beyond the classroom are expected, as is the ability to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of Lincoln School. If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Middle and Upper School Administrative Assistant, Kim Lawrence, (klawrence@lincolnschool.org). 

After School Teachers for Extended Day Program

Lincoln School is currently looking for qualified after school teachers for our Extended Day program.

Hours are M-F from 2:45-6:00 pm and also full day vacation camps throughout year.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Co-lead a group of children from Nursery through grade 5 as part of the After School team

  • Prepare and lead children in activities both structured and informal throughout the afternoon time

  • Provide homework support as needed

  • Communicate with families about children and programs happening at the school

  • Collaborate and plan with other members of After School team

EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND:

  • Experience working with children, preferably in an after school setting

  • Experience with or strong interest in participating in community service

  • Friendly and patient with excellent communication skills

  • Communicates respectfully and effectively with diverse groups of young people and adults of various cultural backgrounds

  • Reliable and punctual

  • A team player who is eager to participate in a process of ongoing learning and inspires children to do the same

  • Skilled at leading activities in program areas such as art, drama, dance, music, literacy, technology, or others

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Senior Advancement Officer

The Opportunity

Lincoln School seeks an experienced Senior Advancement Officer to join a dynamic and growing team at an exciting time in the life of the School. The successful candidate will play a prominent role in securing philanthropic support for Lincoln’s strategic priorities and mission.

About Lincoln School

Founded in 1884, Lincoln operates at the intersection of tradition and innovation. As the nation’s only independent school for girls based on Quaker values, they offer a unique experience for Kindergarten through Grade 12.

At Lincoln, girls come first.  At Lincoln, girls hold all of the leadership positions. Through its size and mission—with a dynamic, challenging and innovative academic program, the School prepares girls to build their confidence; through successes, and through trial and error, through discovery, through laughter, and with joy. Girls practice speaking up and out, tapping into strengths even they may not know they had.

About Our Team

The Advancement Office is a small team of talented professionals who demonstrate exceptional commitment to the School’s mission, customer service, excellence, and an unrelenting desire to surpass expectations. The team values personal and professional growth, works hard, and has fun. Their polish, knowledge of the School, and humility allow them to confidently collaborate with the Head of School, Board of Trustees, parents, alumnae, volunteers, students, faculty, and peers. Lincoln attracts people who are mission-driven professionals who enjoy a fast-paced environment. They are positive teammates with an entrepreneurial spirit, a strong sense of initiative, and a commitment to advancing all girls’ education.

About You

You are a highly productive self-starter with excellent strategic, relationship-building, communication, and diplomacy skills. You are flexible and resilient, a problem-solver who is comfortable with ambiguity and who pitches in whenever and wherever needed. Exceptional writing and editing skills with a sharp attention to detail are your trademark. A results-oriented professional, you have proven yourself as someone who can take on increased responsibility, collaborate with and mentor others, and tackle competing priorities with integrity, humor, and sound judgment. You demonstrate concern for others, share your ideas confidently and respectfully, and approach your work with cheerful persistence. You understand the importance of best practices in fundraising but embrace change and creative solutions to meet the unique needs of the Lincoln community.

Position Summary:

  • Develop and execute strategies to enhance engagement and secure support from individuals at the major gift level ($50,000 to $1,000,000+) as part of a comprehensive fundraising process. For example: The successful candidate will have the ability to take a prospective donor at the $5,000 annual fund level, and, in a donor-centric way, quickly move the prospect to the major gift level.
  • Design and implement a stewardship program for annual leadership, major, and principal gift donors and prospects that is in keeping with best practices and deepens the relationship between Lincoln and its key supporters.
  • Qualify, cultivate, steward, and solicit a pool of approximately 150+ assigned prospects, while establishing long-term donor relationships that spans multiple generations of alumnae.
  • Schedule and complete between 12-15 prospect visits per month and be responsible for annual fundraising goals.
  • Ensure appropriate closure of all planned gifts, including documentation needed to formalize these gifts and serve as liaison with outside counsel when required.
  • The Advancement Officer will also be responsible for organizing selected fundraising efforts and/or projects as assigned.
  • Minimum of five years of demonstrated success as a front-line fundraiser in an educational setting is preferred, including success in closing five- and six-figure gifts.
  • Candidates with a minimum of five years of demonstrated success as a front-line salesperson, including success in closing five- and six-figure sales will also be considered and are encouraged to apply.
  • Attendance at night and weekend Advancement events is an expectation as part of the team.
  • Enthusiastically accepts other duties as needed and assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • The ability and desire to travel regionally and nationally are essential to this role.

Interested candidates, please contact:

Peter Hamilton, Managing Director, Conley Search Group. By phone at (617)-620-9268 or via email at peter@conleysearch.com

All inquiries will be treated as confidential.

2018–2019 Coaching Positions

Lincoln School is seeking to hire for the following coaching positions. Interested candidates can contact Ann Palms 401-331-9696 or apalms@lincolnschool.org

WINTER:

Squash

Varsity Head Coach

  • Late November–Mid February
  • Monday–Friday 3:30–5:30 p.m.

Swim

Middle School Coach

  • Late November–Mid February
  • Monday–Thursday 3:30–5:30 p.m.

Basketball

Middle School Assistant Coach

  • Late November–Mid February
  • Monday–Friday 3:30–5:30 p.m.

SPRING:

Lacrosse

Middle School Assistant Coach

  • Late March–May
  • Monday–Thursday 3:30–5:30 p.m.

Lower School Substitute Teachers

Lower School (Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5) is looking for Substitute Teachers. If you are interested, please forward your resume and references to Maureen Devlin at mdevlin@lincolnschool.org. Thank you.

Little School Substitute Teachers

The Little School (ages 8 weeks to 3 years old) is currently seeking substitute teachers for their program. Experience with that age preferred. Please send resume and letter of interest to jerickson@lincolnschool.org


Lincoln School does not discriminate in admission or access to, or participation in its programs and activities on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, or national or ethnic origin. Nor does Lincoln School discriminate in employment on the basis of any of these categories. Any questions in this regard should be directed to the head of school.